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Dec 22, 2011 2:30am PST
of observers into syria this morning a day after government forces there allegedly killed more than 100 people. this is video of another recent turmoil that came in the streets of syria. activists are calling the resents violence, quote, an organized massacre. they say troops loyal to president assad fired rockets and bombs into a valley where civilians fled from a village before soldiers moved in. the white house says it is deeply disturbed by the reports. human rights group calls these the bloodiest in the nine-month crackdown against opposition protesters. >>> in iraq this morning a wave of violence killed at least 57 people in the capital. health officials say an additional 200 people were wounded. the coordinated attacks make up the worst violence to hit bagdad in months, coming amid a fresh political crisis in the country where the shia led government is accusing the sunni vice president of running a hit squad to target officials. >>> hundred dreesds of european banks get a massive $639 billion loan in an effort to bring badly needed relief to the struggling financial system. let's take
Dec 29, 2011 2:30am PST
league delegation expected to visit three more cities in syria today, although activists say the observers' presence in the country has not stopped the violent crackdown by government forces there. opposition leaders criticizing the arab league mission after its leader, a former sudanese intelligence officer, said he witnessed "nothing frightening on the ground." the united nations says 5,000 people have been killed in syria since march. >>> the united states navy is pushing back against threats made by iran to close a critical waterway in the persian gulf that carries 15 million barrels of oil every day. iranian officials are furious over a planned oil embargo by the west. in retaliation, they say they will cut off access to the strait of hormuz, where one-third of the world's energy supply isรง transported. the state department is downplaying the rhetoric with some analysts suggesting iran would just be crippling its own economy with that move. still, the pentagon not taking the threat lightly. the spokesman there said any interference with the shipping lanes will "not be
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